An explosive and highly impressive night for boxing in America tonight.
Across all the main action it should be noted.
Japanese boxing star Naoya Inoue showed just why his nickname is ‘The Moster’.
What a punch to be remembered on Australian Jason Moloney tonight.
Moloney had come into the fight in some great form.
However t the highest level against one of the pound for pound new forces in the sport it wasn’t to be enough.
By the 7th round it had caught up with him in what was an excellent punch:
(Hat tip Top Rank Boxing Twitter)
Textbook right hand.
Straight over the shoulder with full rotation.
Catching Moloney square on.
What a finish.
Big fights and big things in store for the Japanese boxing star in 2021.
In recent years he’s been showing more and more just why he’s considered one of the best fighters in the world internationally.
Tonight he did it again. The win saw him improve his professional boxing record to 20-0-17 KO.
What a weekend for boxing in America all in all.
Some explosive endings between this and Gervonta Davis’ knockout of Leo Santa Cruz.
Boxing finishing the year very strong in America indeed.
More to follow.